Thirteen teenagers who drowned while swimming in the sea off the coast of Apam in the Central Region will be laid to rest at a joint burial service on Tuesday morning.
On Sunday, March 7, 2021, the deceased aged 12 to 17 lost their lives while swimming, leaving Apam town in a state of shock and mourning.
The ceremony is supposed to follow strict COVID-19 guidelines and will only be open to those who have been invited.
A government delegation is expected in Apam to assist grieving families in burying their children.
President Akufo-Addo has also sent the bereaved families a donation of GHC36,000.
This was achieved when the President, through the Minister of Fisheries, extended condolences to the bereaved families.